Turbulent Voyage / Edition 3

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Overview

This anthology is designed to introduce the reader to the contours and content of African American Studies. The text and readings included here not only impart information but seek as their foremost goal to precipitate in the reader an awareness of the complex and changing character of the African American experience—its origins, developments, and future challenges. The book aims to engage readers in the critical analysis of a broad spectrum of subjects, themes, and issues—ancient and medieval Africa, Western European domination and African enslavement, resistance to oppression, African American expressive culture, family and educational policies, economic and political matters, and the importance of ideas. The materials included in this anthology comprise a discussion of some of the fundamental problems and prospects related to the African American experience that deserve attention in a course in African American Studies. African American Studies is a broad field concerned with the examination of the black experience, both historically and presently. Hence, the subjects, themes, and issues included in this text transcend the narrow confines of traditional academic disciplinary boundaries. In selecting materials for this book, Floyd W. Hayes was guided by a developmental or historical approach in the general compilation of each section's readings. By doing so, the author hopes that the reader will be enabled to arrive at a critical understanding of the conditions and forces that have influenced the African American experience. A Collegiate Press book

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780939693528
  • Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
  • Publication date: 5/1/2000
  • Edition description: 3rd Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 630
  • Sales rank: 668,042
  • Product dimensions: 7.51 (w) x 9.87 (h) x 1.37 (d)

Meet the Author

Floyd W. Hayes is associate professor in the Division of Multidisciplinary Studies and the Department of Political Science and Public Administration at North Carolina State University.

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Table of Contents

Part 1 Preface to the Student Part 2 Preface to the Instructor Part 3 African American Studies: Trends, Developments, and Future Challenges Chapter 4 The Study of the Negro Chapter 5 The Integrationist Ethic as a Basis for Scholarly Endeavors Chapter 6 The Politics of Black Women's Studies Chapter 7 Black Studies, Multiculturalism and the Future of American Education Chapter 8 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 9 Africa and the Diaspora: Ties That Bind Chapter 10 African History and Western Civilization Chapter 11 The Atlantic Slave Trade and Slavery: Some Interpretations of Their Significance in the Development of the United States and the Western World Chapter 12 Reflections on the Black Woman's Role in the Community of Slaves Chapter 13 Symptoms of Liberty and Blackhead Signposts: David Walker and Nat Turner Chapter 14 Cafundo: Counterpoint on a Brazilian African Survival Chapter 15 Spurring a Dialogue to Place the African American Experience Within the Context of and Afrocentric Philosophy Chapter 16 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 17 Black Expressive Culture: Music and Literature Chapter 18 Africanisms in African-American Music Chapter 19 Wild Women Don't Have the Blues: Blues from the Black Woman's Perspective Chapter 20 Black Beauty, Black Confusion (1965-70) Chapter 21 How Bigger Was Born Chapter 22 The Black Arts Movement Chapter 23 Unspeakable Things Unspoken: The Afro-American Presence in American Literature (1990) Chapter 24 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 25 Discovering the Meaning of Black Identity: Psychic Dimentions of Oppression Chapter 26 African Philosophy Chapter 27 To Make Them Stand in Fear Chapter 28 Of Our Spiritual Strivings Chapter 29 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 30 The Black Family: Historical and Pilicy Issues Chapter 31 Historican Backgrounds of the Negro Family Chapter 32 The Negro Family Chapter 33 The Black Family: A Critical Challenge Chapter 34 The Dependent Status of Black Families: A Structural Framework II Chapter 35 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 36 The African American Struggle for Literacy and Quality Education Chapter 37 Learning to Read and Growing in Knowledge Chapter 38 Betrayal in the Schools Chapter 39 Race, Urban Politics, and Educational Policymaking in Washington, D.C.: A Community's Struggle for Quality Education Chapter 40 Teaching Theory, Talking Community Chapter 41 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 42 Political Economy of the African American Situation Chapter 43 The Demand for Black Labor: Historical Notes on the Political Economy of Racism Chapter 44 Black Economic Well-Being Since the 1950s Chapter 45 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 46 Racism, Resistance, and Radicalism Chapter 47 Racist Ideology Chapter 48 Letter from Birmingham City Jail Chapter 49 The Ballot of the Bullet Chapter 50 Sister Act Chapter 51 All Power to the People: The Political Thought of Huey P. Newton and the Black Panther Party Chapter 52 Anatomy of a Rebellion: A Political-Economic Analysis Chapter 53 Police Brutality as a Major Public Health Issue: The Tragic Shooting of Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer Demetrius DuBose Chapter 54 The Curse of Black Middle Class Leadership: A Cultural Analysis Chapter 55 Key Terms and Supplementary Readings Part 56 Index

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